Honors, Scholarships & Leadership

Awards

British Columbia Graduate Scholarship (BCGS), by the Province of British Columbia, Canada (2019)

Teaching as Research (TAR) Award, by University of British Columbia (2018)

Killam Graduate Teaching Assistant Award, by University of British Columbia (2018)

NSERC Gilles Brassard Doctoral Award for Interdisciplinary Research, NSERC Gilles Brassard (2016)

NSERC Vanier Award, by NSERC Vanier Scholarship of Canada (2016-2019)

Graduate Support Initiative Award, by the University of British Columbia (2018)

Graduate Support Initiative Award, by the University of British Columbia (2017)

Graduate Support Initiative Award, by the University of British Columbia (2016)

Graduate Support Initiative Award, by the University of British Columbia (2015)

Four-Year-Fellowship (FYF) PhD scholarship, by the University of British Columbia, Vancouver (2015)

Awarded as the only individual in Iran to study dentistry and computer engineering. (2013)

Ranked 1st in B.Sc. 2007 class of Computer Engineering at Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran, Iran (2011)

Ranked 2nd in Rescue Virtual Robot league, Iran Open Robocup competition 2011,Tehran, Iran – SBCe_Saviour team (2011)

Ranked 20th team and Ranked 8th in universities ranking in Asia Regional ACM-ICPC contest 2009, Tehran, Iran – Dollars & Cents team (2009)

Ranked 2nd in National University Entrance Exam (Konkoor) among 386,000 participants (2006)

 

Competitions and Hackathons

NeurIPS 2019: Disentanglement Challenge 2019 Ranked 3rd in both stages of the competition.

XdHacks, Vancouver, 2019 Ranked 2nd (silver Major League Hacking medal)

nwHacks, Vancouver, 2019 Best Hack with Voice Biometrics and Conversational Design

Asia Regional ACM-ICPC contest 2010, Tehran, Iran – Dollars & Cents team

Asia Regional ACM-ICPC contest 2009, Tehran, Iran – Dollars & Cents team

Virtual Robot Rescue Simulation league, Iran Open competition, Tehran, Iran – SBCe_Saviour team as team leader (2012)

Virtual Robot Rescue Simulation league, Robocup, Istanbul, Turkey – SBCe_Saviour team as team leader (2011)

Virtual Robot Rescue Simulation league, Iran Open competition, Tehran, Iran – SBCe_Saviour team (2011)

Soccer 3D Simulation league, Iran Open competition, Tehran, Iran – SBCe_Wolves team (2010)

 

Robocup Competitions: Technical Committee and Referee

Robocup 2014, Joao Pessoa, Brazil – Technical Committee and Local Organizer

Robocup 2013, Eindhoven, the Netherlands – Technical Committee and Local Organizer

Robocup 2012, Mexico City, Mexico – Technical Committee

Iran Open competition, Tehran, Iran – League Chair (2014, 2015)

Iran Open competition, Tehran, Iran – Technical Committee and Local Organizer (2012, 2013, 2014)

 

Conference Organizing Committee

52nd International Congress of Iranian Dental Association, Tehran, Iran (2012)

10th Congress of Iranian Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Tehran, Iran (2010)

50th International Congress of Iranian Dental Association, Tehran, Iran (2010)